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Northwest Africa 5348
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5348
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5348
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 396 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 511 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 2 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):396
Pieces:2
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):0.8-55.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.8-3.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Carsten Giessler
Comments:Brownish interior with abundant (to 0.3-mm), chondrules (mostly POP), chondrule and mineral fragments as well as irregular shaped CAIs and amoeboid olivine aggregates set into a fine-grained matrix. Olivine and orthopyroxene in chondrules are unequilibrated. Matrix shows brownish staining and metal grains are often altered.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Charley Kettel   
Corey Kuo   
Franco Vignato   
Gerald Armstrong   
Hans-Christof Gruber   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6741 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2032 unapproved names)

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